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Hound of Heaven, The

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James Syler

James Syler


General Info

Year: 1988
Duration: c. 20:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Ballerbach Music Company
Cost: Score and Parts (rental) - $400.00   |   Score Only (sale) - $50.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo (doubling Flute III)
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
Contrabassoon (optional)
Eb Soprano Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bb Contrabass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Solo Antiphonal Bb Trumpet
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Bb Cornet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Piano
Cello (optional)
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Brake Drum
  • Cymbal (crash, large suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Gong (tam-tam, large)
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle (2)
  • Tubular Bells (Chimes)
  • Vibraphone
  • Wind Chimes
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A program symphony in six movements based on the poem of the same name by British poet Francis Thompson. Features a solo antiphonal trumpet and an eclectic use of style to emphasize the poem's drama. Minimalism, 12-tone writing, post-romanticism, tonality and atonality exist side by side and are held together by the works melodic throughline. An extended serious work for mature ensembles.


-Program Note by James Syler


Commercial Discography

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